William Sanchez

Billy is the son of Cuban immigrants. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut and grew up in Belle Glade, Florida. Billy, as he likes to be called, attained his MBA from the University of Miami.

Billy began his career in agriculture at Florida Crystals nearly 40 years ago. He learned the agricultural business through working in various positions, and has been a key part of its transition to a vertically integrated operation, which is also called farm-to-table. Billy is the Assistant Vice President of Sugar Operations at Florida Crystals. He has served on the board of directors of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. His leadership included a term as its President. Billy now lives in Wellington with his wife and son. He enjoys boating and golf in his spare time.